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  • Products: Architect-Designed Hardware

    These knobs and levers employ the formal and material signatures of their creators’ work.

    Architects considering product design have long looked to hardware as a starting point. These knobs and levers employ the formal and material signatures of their creators’ work.

    ARCHITECT March 05, 2015

     
  • How The Living Mixed High-Tech and Sweat for MoMA's Björk Retrospective

    A behind-the-scenes look at the design and execution of the immersive "Black Lake" experience designed by The Living.

    Founder David Benjamin gives a behind-the-scenes look at the design and execution of the immersive Black Lake experience, which is part of the music artist’s upcoming retrospective at MoMA.

    ARCHITECT March 05, 2015

     
  • CyArk is Bringing Historical Architecture Back to Life in Digital

    The nonprofit uses laser-scanning technology to create interactive, 3D models of cultural heritage sites worldwide.

    Since 2003, the Oakland, Calif.-based nonprofit has used laser scanning technology to create interactive models of cultural heritage sites and cities for use in planning, preservation, and education.

    ARCHITECT March 02, 2015

     
  • Ittyblox: A 3D-Printed City for the Armchair Urbanist

    Now, you can 3D-print a re-configurable grid of tiny structures for your desk.

    Sets of tiny structures 3D printed by online platform Shapeways can be assembled into re-configurable cities.

    ARCHITECT February 27, 2015

     
  • Autodesk Releases Reality Capture Tool Memento as Free Public Beta

    Architects could use the software to create digital models, 3D print any captured or modeled data, or use captured reality as inspiration to start new designs.

    The software company claims no CAD expertise is needed for this program, which transforms photos or scans into high-definition 3D models.

    ARCHITECT February 27, 2015

     
  • This Week in Research: Self-Planning Streets, Wind Turbines On the Eiffel Tower, and a Knock-Activated Lock

    We round up the latest in materials and architectural research.

    We round up the latest in materials and architectural research.

    ARCHITECT February 27, 2015

     
  • Meccano Debuts a Life-Sized Furniture System

    The European brand is scaling up its iconic kit of parts.

    The century-old European maker of Erector sets is scaling up its iconic kit of parts for assembly into tables, chairs, storage, and more.

    ARCHITECT February 26, 2015

     
  • Using Additive Manufacturing to Build With Materials Sourced From the Jobsite

    Two firms are melding earth building with new fabrication processes to create dwellings from materials that are truly local.

    Two firms, one in Italy and the other in California, are combining earthen construction with new techniques to create dwellings using materials sourced primarily from the project site.

    ARCHITECT February 26, 2015

     
  • The Artful Engineers of Studio NYL

    A boutique Colorado firm is bringing an architect's sensibility to structural engineering, and is landing big-name clients (Michel Rojkind, Sasaki) in the process.

    A boutique Colorado firm is bringing an architect's sensibility to structural engineering, and is landing big-name clients (Michel Rojkind, Sasaki) in the process.

    ARCHITECT February 26, 2015

     
  • These Interior Products Deserve a Double-Take

    The use of creative illusions and unexpected materials sets these fixtures and finishes apart.

    Changing client tastes and short-lived fashions are enough to keep even the most intrepid interior statement pieces relatively neutral. These five fixtures and finishes use creative illusions and unexpected materials to set themselves apart.

    ARCHITECT February 25, 2015

     
 

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